Staff Reporter

Folk arts, skits will be used to create awareness on corruption

KARIMNAGAR: The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has decided to launch a campaign to educate the people about the importance of checking corruption among the government employees by using the traditional folk media and by enacting small skits.

In an informal chat with newsmen here on Wednesday, ACB joint director M. Ramesh said that they were exploring the possibilities of using the traditional folk media and police cultural troupes to enact small skits in rural areas to educate them about the need to corruption in the government offices and other places.

Impact

He said that they had already educating the people through posters and pamphlets. However, he said, that the use of traditional media and small skits and dramas would have more impact in the rural areas.

He also called upon the people to utilise the services of ACB to check the corruption. He assured that the authorities would keep the informer's identity secret. He urged upon the people to dial his number 9440446222 to lodge any complaint against the corruption in government offices. Earlier, he held a review meeting the district ACB authorities and later called upon Karimnagar range DIG Dr A Ravishankar Ayyannar, SP N Shivashankar Reddy.